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Author Walsh, Joan, 1958-

Title What's the matter with white people? : why we long for a golden age that never was / by Joan Walsh.

Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2012.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Non Fiction - GVHY-12  973.91 WAL    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  973.91 WAL    AVAILABLE
Description 278 pages ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book began as a political history of the 60s and 70s, with a particular focus on why Americans have let our nation decline in almost every measurable way since then, and sometimes even cheered on those who engineered that decline. I wanted to tell it the way I saw it growing up, watching many of my working-class Irish relatives forsake the Democrats, a party they saw as forsaking them. But my family's story, and that of the Democratic Party, turned out to be more complicated"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Walsh, Joan, 1958-
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Irish Americans -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781118141069 hardback
1118141067 hardback

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